Kristen got her start in 2013 when she launched Baking Bandits, as a sort of fun fine baked goods business experiment with her two young daughters. Baking Bandits quickly developed a following. Fueled by a knack for sharing the beauty and soulfulness of her pastries on social media, Kristen and her sweet treats began selling out wherever she popped up. And the rest is history!
Fast forward more than a decade; and Kristen continues sharing her love for baking beautiful things through Bandit Patisserie, and co-owns Birmingham’s beloved cafe, The Essential with Chef Victor King. The two are set to open a Parisian-inspired wine bar called Bar La Fête this year: read more.